Kenneth Silverman, American biographer, Died at 81

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Kenneth Eugene Silverman was born on February 5, 1936 and died on July 7, 2017.

He was an American biographer and educator.

Silverman won a Pulitzer Prize and a Bancroft Prize for his 1984 biography of Cotton Mather, The Life and Times of Cotton Mather.

He specialized In Colonial American literature.

He was a professor of English at New York University until his retirement in 2001.

He died of lung cancer in Manhattan.

Kenneth Silverman passed away at 81 years old.

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